James Howard

Brittain Fellow

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Writing and Communication Program
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James Howard studies medieval and early modern literature with an emphasis on chivalric romances. His dissertation examines the relation of disguise to contemporary concerns about social legibility in texts by Sir Thomas Malory and Edmund Spenser. Disguise constitutes a strategy of representation that manipulates the conventions of contemporary social classes and genders. His other research includes studying how medieval materials and themes are translated into games and other multimodal compositions, and exploring how the exercise of multiple dialects may aid tutoring in a writing center environment.

  • PhD in English, Emory University
  • BA in English, University of Tennessee
Awards and
  • Graduate Tutor of the Year, Southeastern Writing Center Association, 2015.
Areas of
  • Chivalric Romance
  • Code-meshing
  • Disguise
  • Games
  • Medieval And Early Modern Literature
  • Medievalism
  • Multimodal Composition
  • Writing Center Studies
  • ENGL-1101: English Composition I
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II